Napoli eliminate Spezia in Italian Cup quarterfinals

Napoli has claimed a 4-2 victory over Spezia Thursday to qualify for the Italian Cup semifinals.

Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly scored the opening for Napoli in the fifth minute at Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.

Mexican forward Hirving Lozano doubled the lead in the 20th minute, whereas Italian forward Matteo Politano scored his team's third goal in minute 30.

North Macedonian midfielder Eljif Elmas -- a former Fenerbahce player -- found the net from close-range for the home side, making score 4-0.

In the second half, Spezia found two goals with Emmanuel Gyasi and Gennaro Acampora but the game ended with a 4-2 result.

Napoli will play against Atalanta, while Inter Milan will face Juventus in the semifinals.

Source: Anadolu Agency